Pentax K-r vs Canon EOS 7D

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Pentax K-r

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Canon EOS 7D

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
105 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-r.

competitors

Pentax K-r Competitors

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$480 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$480 body only

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$812 - $999 body only

$913 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,248 - $1,499 body only

$1,699 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,263 - $1,499 body only

$1,571 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

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